Faculty Executive Manager

Brisbane, Australia
02 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

The Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT) has long, proud traditions of innovation and leadership across student education and research.

In just over a century, more than 27,000 Faculty graduates have gone on to use their UQ education to have significant impact on our state, our nation and across the world. We believe that lifelong success is fostered at UQ through great education – inspiring students to think differently, ask the difficult questions, be a positive disruptive influence, and fulfil every ounce of their potential.

Our research provides a rich and diverse flow of breakthrough technologies that are helping to improve communities around the world. From novel hydrogen storage and next generation polymers to biomedical engineering and mining safety, our research outcomes are solving problems for local and international communities, and our industry partners.

For more information about the Faculty, please visit: www.eait.uq.edu.au

The role

The primary purpose of this position is to be responsible for the management and high-level oversight of student/academic administration, IT, facilities, OHS and marketing teams to ensure the Faculty operates efficiently and effectively.

You will also be required to provide high-level strategic advice and support to the Executive Dean in the planning and management of this complex Faculty, including the identification, development and implementation of initiatives to promote the continuing development and growth of the Faculty.  In addition, you will act as the primary link between the Faculty and the Central Administration of the University, as well as ensuring the development of effective working relations with other Faculties and with key external stakeholders.

The person

Applicants should possess postgraduate qualifications in a relevant area and have extensive experience, preferably in a tertiary education environment or other large organisations, in a position with a significant focus on management/leadership responsibilities.  Experience in the areas of organisation design, strategic workforce planning and change management practices is essential. Applicants should have a proven history and continued interest in remaining current on organisational development and change management tools, techniques, strategies and practices in order to provide effective and efficient consultative advice to multiple stakeholders.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at: atsi_recruitment@uq.edu.au  

Applications are also encouraged from women.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment 5 years. The remuneration package will be in the range $139,581 - $155,089p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $163,309 - $181,454 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Maree Jennings on 0404 677 736 or m.jennings@uq.edu.au

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter (1-2 page statement of claim as to your suitability for the position) and Resume

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